5 Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes

5 Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes

When the sun is bright and up in the sky, the weather is beautiful and you get to relax in the shadow, what could be better than a refreshing summer cocktail? It can be the detail that makes your day perfect. We can definitely appreciate that so we’ve selected 5 wonderful recipes to share with you.

Pineapple Honey Bee Cocktail.

The first recipe is for a sweet and delicious pineapple honey bee cocktail. To make it, you’ll need 2 tablespoons of honey, pineapple honey flavored vodka, half a cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice, half a cup of fresh lemon balm leaves, club soda and lemon slices. Mix the vodka, honey water and lemon juice in a small pitcher and then add the lemon balm. Put the mix in a mason jar and add ice cubes, club soda and garnish it with lemon slices.{found on marieclaire}.

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktails.

Another very refreshing cocktail can be made with watermelon and tequila. Use seedless watermelon chunks and strain the juice. Mix it with silver tequila and add sugar syrup, blueberries and mint and some fresh lime juice. Serve it with ice cubes.{found on foodandwine}.

Orange Splash.

If you prefer something more classical, then this orange and vodka cocktail will be perfect. To make it you’ll need 2 ounces of citron vodka, 1 ounce of Cointreau or triple sec, a splash of fresh lime juice and some orange juice, sugar and orange slices for garnish. Mix all the ingredients with ice in a shaker or in a large glass and then garnish it with sugar and orange slices.

Raspberry Beer Cocktail.

A more unusual recipe features a mix of fresh fruit and beer. The ingredients are the following: a cup of fresh raspberries (frozen ones can work too), 4 bottles of 12 oz beer, frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, half a cup of vodka and lemon slices or raspberries for garnish. Stir the ingredients in a large container and serve over ice.{found on acupofmai}.

Sweet Lemon Soda.

Our last tasty recipe is for a sweet lemon soda cocktail. The ingredients are: 1.5 oz Hennessy V.S, 0.75 oz St Germain, 0.5 oz Simple Syrup and 0.5 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice. Put the ingredients in a shaker and add ice. Top it with Sprite and lemon wheels for garnish.{found on marieclaire}.